Lectures

Upcoming Events

Sep 25
Jack Halbertstam
Jack Halbertstam, Columbia University
East Pyne, 010 5: 00 PM

Intersections Working Group presents Jack Halberstam

Oct 11
John Kerrigan, University of Cambridge
TBA 4: 30 PM
Oct 16
Timothy Lyle, Iona College; Therí A. Pickens, Bates College; Sami Schalk, SUNY Albany; Dennis Tyler, Fordham University
101 McCormick Hall (Princeton Art Museum Entrance) 5: 00 PM

The roundtable “Blackness & Disability” dovetails with the publication of African American Review'’s special issue of the same name.

Nov 09
Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University
TBA 5: 00 PM

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Mar 08
Sianne Ngai
Sianne Ngai
Jones, 100 4: 30 PM

Past Events

2016-2017

Apr 26
Tom Eyers, Duquesne University
TBD 4: 30 PM

Hosted by Andrew Cole (acole@)

Feb 28
Deborah Nelson, University of Chicago
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM

Postwar New York: A Workshop Series

Organized by Joshua Kotin, Department of English

Write jkotin@princeton.edu for precirculated papers.

Sponsored by the David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project in the Council of the Humanities

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Full Series:

Deborah Nelson (University of Chicago), “Susan Sontag: An-aesthetics and Agency,” Tuesday, February 28, 4:30pm, McCosh 40

Dec 05
Monica Huerta, Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and English
102 Jones Hall 12: 00 PM

Co-sponsored by American Studies and the Department of English.

Reservations required. Please call (609) 258-4710).

See http://ams.princeton.edu/events/ams-workshops for more information.

Oct 26
Gregor Moder, University of Ljubljana
111 East Pyne 4: 30 PM

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Oct 10
Sarah Rivett, Associate Professor of English and Sean Harvey, Assistant Professor of History, Seton Hall University
102 Jones Hall 12: 00 PM

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Center for Collaborative History, and the Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group

Reservations required. Please call (609) 258-4710.

See http://ams.princeton.edu/events/ams-workshops for more information.

Sep 27
Richard Misrach & Guillermo Galindo
101 McCormick (Princeton Art Museum) 7: 00 PM

Join us for an evening of photography by Richard Misrach, who has spent years documenting the U.S.-Mexican border, and music by Guillermo Galindo who has made musical instruments out of remains left by migrants trying to cross the border.

Sep 26
Hazel Carby, Yale University, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies
McCormick 106 4: 30 PM

Intersections Working Group presents Hazel V. Carby

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Department of English

Sep 19
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Associate Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
101 McCormick (Princeton Art Museum) 4: 30 PM

Acclaimed French author of The Heart, Maylis de Kerangal, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen read from and discuss their work.

 

 

Sep 19
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Associate Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
106 McCormick Hall (Princeton University Art Museum) 12: 00 PM
Sep 17
Various
TBA 9: 00 AM

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion, Humanities Council and the Department of English.

Sep 16
Laura Knoppers, Notre Dame University
010 East Pyne (lower level) 5: 00 PM

Hosted by the Northeast Milton Seminar

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion, Humanities Council and Department of English

2015-2016

May 06
Albrecht Koschorke, Konstanz University
010 East Pyne (lower level) 5: 00 PM

In recent years, theoretical developments across several disciplines (history, art history, literary studies) have highlighted the intrinsic dependence of the political in general, and early modern European politics in particular, on the suggestive powers of images and fictions.

May 06
Julianne Werlin (Duke University), Deborah Blocker (UC Berkeley), Kirill Ospovat (St. Petersburg/Princeton University), Joel Lande (Princeton University), Albrecht Koschorke (Konstanz University)
East Pyne 127 & 010 1: 30 PM
Fantasies of Power:
 Drama, Politics and Aesthetics in Early Modern Europe
 
An Afternoon Workshop
 Friday, 6 May, 2016
 
Free registration: http://goo.gl/for
Apr 26
S. Leo Chiang and Erin Y. Huang
100 Jones Hall 4: 30 PM

Program will include a screening of filmmaker S. Leo Chiang's new documentary, entitled OUT RUN.

Apr 13
Jacqueline Rose, Professor of Humanities at the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London
10 McCosh Hall (Entry B or 1) 5: 00 PM

The 13th Annual Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture

Sponsored by the Princeton University Department of English and the Princeton Committee on Palestine

Apr 11
Samuel Otter, Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley
Dickinson Hall, Room 210 12: 00 PM

Workshop reservations required. Please email cwkessel@princeton.edu if you would like to attend. Lunch will be served.

Sponsored by American Studies and the Department of English

Apr 05
Amy Heller, Dennis Doros and Ronald K. Gray
McCormick 101 (Princeton Art Museum) 5: 00 PM

A screening of Kathleen Collins's LOSING GROUND and Ronald K. Gray's TRANSMAGNIFICAN DAMBAMUALITY

The screening will be followed by Q&A with Amy Heller, Dennis Doros and Ronald K. Gray.

Apr 04
Caryl Phillips
McCormick 101 4: 30 PM

A conversation with the author and playwright Caryl Phillips

Organized by Tao Leigh Goffe

Mar 07
Judith Madera, Wake Forest University
100 Jones Hall 4: 30 PM
Feb 25
Peter Mancall, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, USC
Dickinson Hall, Room 210 4: 30 PM

Colonial Americas Workshop presents Peter Mancall

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of English

 

 

Feb 15
Nadia Ellis, UC Berkeley
100 Jones Hall 4: 30 PM
Feb 08
Leti Volpp, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Dickinson Hall, Room 210 12: 00 PM

Reservations required by Wed., Feb. 3rd: (609) 258-4710 or email cwkessel@princeton.edu
Lunch will be provided.

presented by the American Studies, Spring 2016 Workshop
Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Program in Law and Public Affairs

Leti Volpp, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Jan 19
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM
Dec 08
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM
Nov 19
Natalie Diaz
McCosh 60 (entry #6) 4: 30 PM

The Intersections Working Group presents

Natalie Diaz, poet and Hodder Fellow, language conservationist and Mojave activist, will be speaking on November 19th, at 4:30pm, in McCosh 60. The title of her talk is "The Paradox of Gesture and Language: Can I enact what I have no words for?" We hope you'll join us for the lecture and the reception afterwards.

Nov 12
Various
Betts Auditorium, School of Architeture 8: 00 AM

For further information visit: www.princeton.edu/piirs/conflictshorelines

Nov 11
Professor Carla Pestana, UCLA
Dickinson Hall, Room 211 4: 30 PM

"Imagining an English Jamaica"

Professor Carla Pestana will present a pre-circulated paper from her new work on the early modern Caribbean.
Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of English.

http://www.princeton.edu/cch/events/workshops/caw/?utm_source=CCH+Weekly...

 

Nov 10
McCosh Hall, Hinds Library, B14 4: 30 PM
Oct 20
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM
Oct 15
Julia Lee, UNLV and Princeton alumna
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM

Intersections Working Group presents: Julia Lee. Julia Lee is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. She is the author of The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel (Oxford, 2010) and has published articles in Symbiosis, Nineteenth-Century Literature, and African American Review.

Oct 01
Roger Berlind '52, Landon Jones, Jr. '66, William Kelly, III '71, Blair Labatt '69, Alan Thomas '81; Also attending, A. Scott Berg '71, William Germano, Susan Mizruchi *85, Richard Preston *83, Neil Rudenstine '56, Annalyn Swan '73
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 00 PM

A panel discussion with Princeton alumni speaking about their careers after graduating with a degree in English. Refreshments will be served.

*This event is OPEN TO ALL PRINCETON STUDENTS, UNDERGRADS & GRADS.

Sep 24
Michele Wallace
4 McCosh Hall (Entry #1 or B) 4: 30 PM

Michele Wallace, a feminist scholar, writer and educator, was born on January 4, 1952 in New York City to Robert Earl Wallace, a musician, and Faith Ringgold, a well-known artist and author. In 1978, at age 26, she published her first book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman, setting off a maelstrom of controversy in the black community and beyond. In 1990 Wallace published Invisibility Blues: From Pop to Theory.

2014-2015

Apr 30
Johanna Malt, King's College London
East Pyne 127 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Apr 28
Ruth Ozeki and Chang-rae Lee
10 McCosh Hall (Building Entry Door #1, A or B) 4: 30 PM

Sea Changes: A Conversation with Ruth Ozeki (A Tale for the Time Being) and Chang-rae Lee (On Such a Full Sea)

Moderated by Anne Cheng and Sarah Chihaya

Open to the public

 

Sponsored by the Department of English, Program in American Studies, Jaqueliyne Hata Alexander '84 P14 Fund for Japanese American Studies, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton Environmental Institute, Council for the Humanities, Fund for Canadian Studies, University Center for Human Values and the Department of Comparative Literature

 

Note: Updated location, now McCosh Hall 10

Apr 27
Craig Dworkin, Visiting Lecturer & Jennifer Scappettone, University of Chicago
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 4: 30 PM

A reception will follow the reading. Join us in 20 McCosh Hall (Thorp Library).

 

Craig Dworkin is the Bain-Swiggett Visiting Lecturer in Poetry at the Department of English, Princeton.

Apr 27
Doris Egan
East Pyne 010, Princeton University 12: 30 PM

Doris Egan is a novelist and a television writer/producer for shows such as House and Smallville that inspire large fanfiction followings and are themselves inspired by popular sources. Egan joins ENG 222 (Fanfiction) for a conversation about writing for television, adaptation, and her own take on fanfiction and its specific value to writers and readers.

Free and open to the public.

Apr 23
Pierre Joris
105 Chancellor Green 4: 30 PM

The Poetry Series is organized in conjunction with ENG 405: Contemporary Poetry.

Co-sponsored by the Contemporary Poetry Colloquium.

Apr 16
Gary Wilder, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 16
Christopher Bush, Northwestern University
East Pyne 127 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Apr 15
Slavoj Žižek, Alenka Zupančič and Mladen Dolar
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

 


 

Apr 13
Slavoj Žižek
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

 


 

Apr 09
Robert Adamson and Devin Johnston
Chancellor Green 105 4: 30 PM

Robert Adamson is one of Australia's most eminent poets, and is a writer, editor and publisher. He has published 15 books of poetry. He has acted as President of the Poetry Society, editor of the Poetry Society of Australia's magazine, New Poetry, and poetry reviewer for Australia's national newspaper, The Australian.

Apr 08
Cyndy Aleo, Editor. Writer. Reviewer.
010 East Pyne, Princeton University 12: 30 PM

Cyndy Aleo is a book reviewer, writer, and longtime participant in fanfiction communities. As both a popular author and "ranter," Aleo was an integral part of the Twilight fandom while the story that became Fifty Shades of Grey rose to prominence. Open to currently enrolled Princeton University Students and the public.

Apr 07
Slavoj Žižek
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

 


 

Apr 07
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Sponsored by the English Department Graduate Action Committee

 

Apr 06
Slavoj Žižek
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

 


 

Apr 02
Eric Bulson, Claremont Graduate University
East Pyne 127 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Apr 01
Slavoj Žižek
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

 


 

Mar 31
Monica Miller, Barnard College and Tanisha Ford, CAAS Visiting Associate Research Scholar
201 Stanhope Hall 4: 30 PM

https://new.livestream.com/caas/SartorialBlack (LIVE STREAM LINK)

Intersections Working Group presents: Tanisha C. Ford in conversation with Monica Miller

Reception to follow, Stanhope Hall

Tanisha C. Ford is Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for African American Studies and author of Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul.

Mar 30
Slavoj Žižek
46 McCosh Hall (capacity 166) 4: 30 PM

Slavoj Žižek: FIGURES OF NEGATIVITY

Mar 30
Lisa Lowe, Tufts University
010 East Pyne, Princeton University 4: 30 PM
http://www.princeton.edu/ams/program-events/ The Program in American Studies is delighted to host a lecture by Lisa Lowe, Professor of English and American Studies and a member of the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diapsora at Tufts University, on Monday, March 30th at 4:30pm in 010 East Pyne. Professor Lowe will be speaking about her forthcoming new book The Intimacy of Four Continents. Please save the date.
Mar 25
Emily Nussbaum, Elizabeth Minkel, Jamie Broadnax, Heidi Tandy, Anne Jamison
Robertson Hall 100, Dodds Auditorium 7: 00 PM

An evening discussion featuring (among others):

Emily Nussbaum, Television critic for The New Yorker
Elizabeth Minkel, Fandom/digital culture columnist at The New Statesman and The Millions
Jamie Broadnax, Creator of the groundbreaking website and podcast Black Girl Nerds
Heidi Tandy, Intellectual Property Attorney and long time fangirl
Anne Jamison, Associate Professor of English, University of Utah, and author of Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking over the World (2013)

Mar 12
Harsha Ram, University of California, Berkeley
East Pyne 127 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Mar 05
Johanthan Eburne, Penn State University
127 East Pyne 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Mar 04
Leo Bersani, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley
010 East Pyne, Princeton University 4: 30 PM

Psychoanalysis as initiated by Freud has been the most exhaustive soma-analysis in the history of thought. It has made explicit the ways in which the body has been equipped, in the course of its evolution, to survive, both pleasurably and painfully, in what Freudian soma-analysis essentially sees as a warlike relation between the human subject and the world.

Mar 02
Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt University
TBA 4: 30 PM
Feb 27
Nicole Fleetwood, Rutgers University
TBA 12: 00 PM
Feb 24
Ivy Wilson, Northwestern University
TBA 4: 30 PM
Feb 23
Tariq Ali
McCosh 10 5: 00 PM

The 12th Annual Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture

Tariq Ali is a journalist, writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review and lives in London.

http://tariqali.org/

 

Feb 19
Tsitsi Jaji, University of Pennsylvania
TBA 4: 30 PM
Feb 16
Alex Weheliye, Northwestern University
TBA 12: 00 PM
Feb 12
Michelle Clayton, Brown University
105 Chancellor Green 4: 30 PM

The Avant-Garde 1900-1940

Workshop Series

Organizers: Joshua Kotin (Princeton Department of English), Effie Rentzou (Princeton Department of French)

Co-sponsors:

David A. Gardner Magic Project, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in European Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Feb 09
Shane Vogel, Indiana University
TBA 4: 30 PM
Feb 04
Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, UC Berkeley
McCormick 106 4: 30 PM

This talk brings under the framework of "racial dystopia" the racialization of environment through and within the invocation of disability. Drawing from select literary works as well as archival research on drug laws that involve racial enmeshments and the control of human encounters with inhuman substances. Chen explores the constitution of logics that inform such diverse attributions as "post-Asian," "post-American," "post-human," and "post-race."

Dec 05
Eleanor Johnson, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

Graduate Seminar

Nov 10
Nick Sousanis
McCosh 48 4: 30 PM

Intersections Working Group presents: Nick Sousanis

Nick Sousanis is the first academic to compose his entire dissertation in comics form. Get a sneak-peek of his forthcoming book Unflattening and hear how his groundbreaking work can change the way you think about academic writing. Sousanis earned his doctorate in education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and is currently Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies at the University of Calgary.

Sponsored by the Intersections Working Group.

Oct 21
Amber Musser, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Washington University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall, Room B14 4: 30 PM

Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Center for African American Studies, and the Program for Gender and Sexuality Studies

Oct 06
Graphic Novelist, Paul Karasik
Labyrinth Books, Nassau Street 6: 00 PM

We invite you to come out for a presentation by and conversation with Paul Karasik.

Oct 06
Anne Cheng, Professor of English and African American Studies
102 Jones Hall 12: 00 PM

Anne Cheng

ORNAMENT and LAW

Lunch provided.

Please call 258-4710 or email cwkessel@princeton.edu for reservations.

www.princeton.edu/ams

 

Workshop in American Studies

Co-sponsored by the Department of English

Oct 02
Professor Nathaniel Mackey, Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing, Duke University
McCosh 40 4: 30 PM

Lecture and poetry reading.

Nathaniel Mackey, Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing at Duke University, Princeton University Alumnus, Author and Award-Winning Poet reads from his work.

Sponsored by the Intersections Working Group in the Department of English and the Center for African American Studies.

Reception to follow.

Sep 23
Professor Anne McClintock, University of Wisconsin-Madison
McCormick 106 4: 30 PM

2013-2014

May 06
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Apr 16
Slavoj Zizek
46 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 5 - The Obscene Law

 

 

Apr 14
Professor Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University
201 Stanhope Hall 4: 30 PM

Intersections and CAAS Graduate Affairs will be co-sponsoring a lecture by Prof. Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University) on Monday, April 14th at 4:30pm entitled "Andy Warhol's Skin Problems."

Apr 14
Slavoj Zizek
46 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 4 - Gods: Real, symbolic, and Prothetic

 

 

Apr 10
Professor Hortense Spillers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor in English, Vanderbilt University
McCormick Hall, Room 106 4: 30 PM
The 2014 Eberhard L. Faber Lecture 

 

Professor Hortense Spillers

 

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor in English, Vanderbilt University

"Some Speculations on Sentiment: Women and Public History"

Thursday, April 10th @ 4:30pm, Betts Auditorium

 

co-sponsored by the Center for African American Studies, Graduate Affairs

 

Apr 08
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Apr 07
Slavoj Zizek
46 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 3 - The Impasses of the Negation of Negation

 

Apr 02
Slavoj Zizek
46 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 2 - Beyond the Transcendental Turn
(from Kant to Hegel)

 

 

 

Mar 31
Slavoj Zizek
10 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM





Philosophy Through Psychoanalysis Seminar

Session 1 - Materialist Theories of Subject
(Althusser, Badiou)

 

Mar 27
Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University
Woolworth Center, Room 106 4: 30 PM

MARK ANTHONY NEAL: "TRAPPED IN THE SOUL CLOSET

Mar 27, 2014, 4:30 p.m.  ·  Room 106, Woolworth Center

Mark Anthony Neal Duke University "Trapped in the Soul Closet" Thursday March 27 at 4:30 pm Woolworth 106 Cosponsored by the Department of English and the Program in American Studies Support provided by the Princeton University Lewis Center for the Arts Thanks to the Program for Gender and Sexuality Studies for additional co-sponsorship

Mar 26
Professor Mary Pat Brady, Department of English, Cornell University
Jones Hall, Room 100 4: 30 PM

"Race, Dreamers, and Latina Literature"

Mar 24
Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Professor of English, UCLA
106 McCormick Hall 4: 30 PM
The rise of postcolonial ecocriticism has resulted in an expanded discussion about how we theorize the relationship between people and place. This talk addresses the depiction of soil in rather literal and material terms by exploring how Caribbean artists and writers have called attention to the political and the aesthetic implications of making dirt, or waste, visible.
Feb 18
Professor Emeritus Richard A. Falk
McCosh 10 5: 00 PM

Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University, and United Nations Special Rapporteur on “the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967”

Feb 17
Marianne Hirsch, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender
210 Dickinson Hall 12: 00 PM

Marianne Hirsch, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and

Professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender  

 

School Pictures in Liquid Time: Assimilation, Exclusion, Resistance

http://www.princeton.edu/ams/

Feb 10
Jeffrey Eugenides, in conversation with Michael Wood
McCosh 10 5: 00 PM

The Wilson College Signature Lecture Series is pleased to present:

Jeffrey Eugenides, in conversation with Michael Wood, on Monday, February 10th, at 5pm in McCosh 10.

Nov, Nov, Dec 06, Nov, Nov, Dec 20, Nov, Nov, Dec 11
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Dec 05
Fiction writer Nelly Rosario, poet Sheila Maldonado, and multimedia journalist Macarena Hernández collaborate to remix the fotonovela as comic reportage, poetry, memoir, and graphic novel.
201 Stanhope Hall 12: 00 PM

Course event: Forms of Literature: Introduction to U.S. Latina/o Literature - Professor Alexandra Vazquez

Nov 20
Professor Nigel Smith
Hinds Library 4: 30 PM

Details TBA

Nov, Nov, Dec 06, Nov, Nov, Dec 20, Nov, Nov, Dec 11
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Nov 14
Professors Glenda Carpio, Werner Sollors and Jeffrey Ferguson
McCosh Hall 40 4: 30 PM

The Intersections Working Group in English and the Center for African American Studies presents

Anthologizing American Literature in the 21st Century

A Critical Conversation on the State of the Field with Werner Sollors (Harvard University), Glenda Carpio (Harvard University) & Jeffrey Ferguson (Amherst College), editors of the forthcoming New Anthology of American Literature.

Nov 11
Mrinalini Chakravorty, Department of English, University of Virginia
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"The Art of Hunger: Empire Aesthetics in the Present Moment"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the South Asia Program, the Postcolonial Colloquium

Nov, Nov, Dec 06, Nov, Nov, Dec 20, Nov, Nov, Dec 11
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Oct 24
Keynotes: Kay Mussell and Jennifer Crusie with Mary Bly/Eloisa James
Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture 5: 00 PM
Keynote Addresses and Roundtable Discussion

For more details and required registration, please visit:

http://www.princeton.edu/prcw/
Oct, Oct 09, Oct, Oct 23
TBA 12: 00 PM
Oct 18
Professor Jan Bloemendal (Huygens Institute), Professor Frans-Willem Korsten (Erasmus University, Rotterdam)
209 Scheide-Caldwell Hall 1: 00 PM

Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679): Drama, Politics, Religion and Aeshetics in the seventeenth-century Netherlands and Europe

Oct 16
Jeff Dolven to present
Hinds Library 4: 30 PM
Oct 14
Samo Tomsic, Humboldt University (Berlin)
McCosh 40 4: 30 PM

Reading group open to faculty and graduate students. Contact Andrew Cole at acole@princeton.edu for more details.

Oct 10
Professor Brent Edwards, Columbia University & Kevin Young, Distinguished Poet
Jones Hall, Room 100 4: 30 PM

Intersections Joint Lecture/Conversation: A Jazz Studies Critical Conversation

Brent Edwards:  http://english.columbia.edu/people/profile/381

Kevin Young: http://www.blueflowerarts.com/booking/kevin-young

Oct 09
Kevin Young, Distinguished Poet and National Book Award Finalist
McCosh Hall, Room 40 4: 30 PM
Oct, Oct 09, Oct, Oct 23
TBA 12: 00 PM
Oct 04
TBD 4: 30 PM

Film screening and discussion. Dept. of English Co-sponsored event.

Oct 01
Professor of English, Alexandra Vazquez
McCosh Hall, Hinds Library B14 4: 30 PM

The Department of English's History of a Book seminar is a biannual series of lectures/discussions on how a book of criticism came to be. Guest speakers bring to the table not a work in progress, but a finished book, between covers, and they explain how it got made.

2012-2013

May 02
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

You are invited to a special event, to be held on May 2nd at 4:30 PM in the Hinds Library - a showcase of early modern music that, we hope, will serve as the first in a series of conversations about the place of music in Renaissance drama and poetry.  The event will feature performances by our own John Lacombe, lutist extraordinaire, and Kevin Mensch, esteemed vocalist, together with John H.

Apr 30
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"A Crash Course in Criticism"

Apr 16
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Discipline and Interdiscipline"

Apr 03
Susan Wolfson, Department of English, Princeton University Ron Levao, Department of English, Rutgers University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"The Annotated Frankenstein, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 01
Alicia Schmidt Camacho, Yale University
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

The Intersections Working Group in English

"Migrant Personhood and the Defense of Sovereign Power in North America”:

Mar 26
Chandan Reddy, University of Washington
Women's Center Conference Room (Frist 243) 12: 00 PM

In this talk American Studies scholar Chandan Reddy reviews the many different moments during which the state regulation of homosexuality and immigration have intersected with one another since the middle of the 20th century. Charting these intersections can allow LGBTQ of color activists, policy makers and advocates to see and pursue a distinct trajectory of anti-state politics within the current "Immigrant Rights" movement.

Mar 11
TBA (All day)
Mar 08
Fintan O'Toole
James M. Stewart '32 Theater - 185 Nassau Street 4: 30 PM

Irish theater critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole will present the 2013 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture, entitled “Three Irish Heresies,” on Friday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater.  The lecture is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies.  The event is free and open to the public.

Mar 06
Simon Gikandi (English, Comparative Literature, and African American Studies at Princeton University)
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Join Professor Gikandi as he discusses the evolution of his award-winning book, Slavery and the Culture of Taste (Princeton University Press, 2011).

 

Mar 04
Eric Slauter, Director, The Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture; Associate Professor of English at University of Chicago
210 Dickinson Hall 12: 00 PM

Walden's Carbon Footprint: People, Plants, Animals, and Machines in the Making of an Environmental Classic

Cosponsored with American Studies.

Lunch provided. Please call 258-4710 or email cwkessel@princeton.edu for reservations.

www.princeton.edu/ams

Feb 13
Ken Hiltner, Currie C. and Thomas A Barron Visiting Professor
Guyot Hall, Room 10 4: 30 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute and the English Department

Feb 07
Wayne Koestenbaum
106 McCormick 4: 30 PM

"Odd Secrets of the Line"

Dec 12
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
A lunchtime colloquium for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
Dec 05
Susan Wolfson, Department of English, Princeton University and Ron Levao, Department of English, Rutgers University
TBA 4: 30 PM
POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE